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Title: The changing geography of globalized service provision, 2000–2008
Authors: Hanssens, Heidi
Derudder, Ben
Taylor, Peter J.
Hoyler, Michael
Ni, Pengfei
Huang, Jin
Yang, Xiaolan
Witlox, Frank
Keywords: World city network
GaWC
Producer services
Urban geography
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Taylor and Francis
Citation: HANSSENS, H. ... et al., 2011. The changing geography of globalized service provision, 2000–2008. The Service Industries Journal, 31 (14), pp. 2293-2307.
Abstract: This empirical paper maps changes in the global geography of advanced producer service provision across major cities in the 2000-2008 period. The analyses are based on a systematic assessment of geographical shifts in the office networks of leading firms in finance, management consultancy, accountancy, advertising and law, using measures of inter-city connectivity. It has been previously shown that there has been a general shift of these services from ‘West to East’. In this paper, variations in the degree and pattern of this global shift among the different sectors are described and interpreted. The results point to an inherent complexity in economic globalization that is sometimes overlooked in general descriptions of the meta-process.
Description: This is a preprint of an article whose final and definitive form has been published in The Service Industries Journal © 2011 [© Taylor & Francis]; The Service Industries Journal is available online at: www.tandfonline.com and the published article is available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02642069.2010.503887
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/02642069.2010.503887
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8734
Publisher Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02642069.2010.503887
ISSN: 0264-2069
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